Monday, February 20, 2017

Brocks Gap Heritage Day
April 22, 2017,10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fulks Run Elementary School, Fulks Run, VA.  Free admission.

Special programs at this 27th annual event:
11:00   "Schools and Education in Brocks Gap" by Dale MacAllister        
12:30   "World War II soldier: Owen M. Getz & updates on William Crider, Paul Neffby Joe T. May
    2:00   "Traditional Mountain Toys and Games" by Peggy A. Shifflett

Over 130 photo displays of Brocks Gap scenes & people.  Other researchers gathering information. Family, local, and regional histories available for research.  Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society will be there with a wide selection of books for sale.  Turner Ham sandwiches and other lunch items available for sale.
Sponsors Garnett Turner & Pat T. Ritchie
540 662-1475

Here are some photos from past Heritage Days

Steve Ritchie of Muncie, IN, researcher for Brocks Gap Rifles, & Ruth Reedy

Reedy researchers comparing notes.


  1. Pat, I wish I had seen this sooner! Is there a way I can get in touch with you or Dale MacAllister or someone else in this area about some DNA genealogy questions I have? Patty Turner Ruggles

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  3. When is Heritage Day 2018?
    -Daphne Ritchie, PA USA